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at this massachusetts sheriff's office where six canines train every day, jumping through hurdles wearing those vests. donations have poured in big and small. recently 10-year-old allison henry donated her birthday money, enough to vest her local canine officer, ryker. so far no canine has been turned away. in fact, more than 450 dogs have gotten that body armor in 37 states. officer meyer's dog barrage will get his in just weeks. >> what is it about a canine? >> i think i see the bond when i look at each of these officers with their dog and i feel like i'm doing what i'm meant to do. >> reporter: committing to her passion to protect canines and that's what makes her america strong. gio benitez, abc news, bristol county, massachusetts. >> it was great to have you with us tonight. we're always here at abcnews.com with the latest, "nightline" as well and we'll see you again tomorrow. >>> breaking news, there could be another bart strike in the future. >>> and a video that shows what happened to a transgender teenager. >>> support for a ac transit rider burned on the bus the surprising outlook of the pa
in massachusetts came up with a new mash up word for today. thanksgivukkah. experts say based on the current greg or yan and jewish calend s calendars, they won't fall on the same day again for more than $70,000 years. >> pretty impressive. >>> the macy's thanksgiving day parade made its way through the streets of new york city today. the big balloons were allowed to fly, but had to stay close to the ground. this year, they were five feet lower than normal. even then, sudden gusts made the balloons hard to control. the parade started back in 1924 with animals from the central park zoo. it was such a success, organizers decided to make it an annual event. >> and in north dakota, a couple of hunters captured this scene. a phenomenon near the town of leonard. it's a nearly perfect circle of spinning ice. experts say they have seen similar patterns in river when it begins to ice up, but unusual for one to be so round. some are calling it mother nature's work of art. >> still ahead, heartwarming story that puts the giving in thanksgiving. >> surprise one mom got when to those who've encountered welco
in massachusetts, they put pictures like this on the wall. the loss to thieves nationally for supermarkets comes to $6 billion a year. the cost has to be made up somehow. >> if we aren't profitable we have to charge more for what we are selling. >> reporter: in many cases it is not the customers after the free stuffing, most of the theft that occurs at your grocery store happens right here at the checkout, at the hand of the employees. watch how this works. an overhead view of the cashier, items traveling past the bar code. see the red target. that is a turkey. what is happening right now, the cashier is suddenly jumping it around the scanner so it is not being rung up as a charge. although it is mixed in with other items that are. now, with the turkeys, some places really see a spike, as many as four times more turkeys heisted in november and december, than in the rest of the year combined. basically when you see that turkey being stolen, they have to sell 50 more turkeys to make up for the one that was given away for free. we asked maureen about what happens to the people who get caught? and w
and son share thing. tough deal. sara haines, we almost didn't get her back from massachusetts from that story, she liked the toys so much. >>> good morning, everybody. it's saturday, november 23rd. also coming up, the major movie star who felt free to get a free ride from two fans. we'll reveal who it is in "pop news." >>> we begin with disturbing, new details about the murder of beloved high school teacher. >> one of connie ritzer's own students, is accused of killing her. and gio benitez has been on the story from the very beginning. >> reporter: it's a tough one. good morning to you. for the first time, in newly-released court documents, police detailed minute-by-minute, what they say happened inside that massachusetts school last month. and this morning, police have revealed that a note was found next to the teacher's body. while phil chisholm's friends call the 14-year-old quiet and nice, investigators call him a premeditative murderer, alleging he killed his own teacher, colleen ritzer, after the pair disappeared on october 22nd. ritter's body would be found near the school.
this, in massachusetts, is that most people sign up toward the end. massachusetts, in the first month, 0.3% of the overall population who ended up signing up, in the first month. >> the clock is ticking. >> no question. >> we saw that report. only six people signed up on the first day. you set out this goal that 7 million people will sign up by that first big deadline of march 31st, are you still committed to that goal? >> that goal was set by cbo. our goal is to get as many people signed up as possible. the first enrollment numbers released later this month, aren't going to be where we want it to be. there's no question about that. we take responsibility for the errors, and we take responsibility for fixing it. if we get the website working as expected by the end of this month, i think we'll be in a good place. >> i want to share something you said a couple of days before the launch on cnn. >> people will be able to go to these marketplaces online. compares plans. people will see there's going to be a consumer experience unmatched by anything in the government, also in the private se
part of a massive storm system, that stretches from texas to massachusetts hurtling eastward bringing high winds and leaving a trail of damage. tornadoes reported in arkansas and southern illinois. in austin, texas. yesterday, we saw over a hundred water rescues. you can see they are struggling to get the bus out of the river. one thing we learned today, all school kids in the state of kansas are required to practice bus evacuation drills. and we're told that in this case, it might have saved lives. david. >> clayton, thanks to you. brave school children, abc meteorologist ginger zee tracking all of this. since this time last night. you say we might be dealing with flurries behind it. >> yes. behind the cold front that did this. let me show you, more than 300 severe weather reports for really much of the nation. you see some of them focused in the northeast and tennessee valley, southern indiana, a lot of wind damage. but behind it, watch this low pressure system, it travels up to the northeast, into canada and behind comes chilly air. not only chilly like detroit in the 40s throughou
of massachusetts am am -- amhurst. that, he says is actually part of the problem. >> you know, this old model, it is called security by obscurity. the bad guys don't know how it works. >> with computer security they don't know how it works. they just can't get to the codes or keys. with the cards, the codes and the keys, the professor says can be easily found. >> often once you know how it works it is easy to break. >> long beach police have identified an electronic testing tool as the mystery device. it is used to unlock vehicles. security experts i spoke with and i have spoken to quite a few are not so sure. they believe hackers from around the world are developing multiple devices. where does this leave you? at this point, the best way to protect yourself is to remove valuables from your car. i wish i had better advice than that. >> and it will disarm your alarm too, right? >> absolutely. >> tonight wal-mart says it will not honor sales that a technical glitch calls them to be absurd lehigh or low. treadmills for $33 and computer monitors for $9. the company is issuing refunds and will giv
with the university of bakam germany and the university of massachusetts am am -- amhurst. that, he says is actually part of the problem. >> you know, this old model, it is called security by obscurity. th the bad guys don't know how it works. >> with computer security compuy don't know how it works. they just can't get to the codes or keys. with the cards, the codes and the keys, the professor says can be easily found. >> often once you know how it works it is easy to break. >> long beach police have identified an electronic testing tool as the mystery device. it is used to unlock vehicles. security experts i spoke with and i have spoken to quite a few are not so e. they believe hackers from around the world are developing multiple devices. where does this leave you? at this point, the best way to protect yourself is to remove valuables from your car. i wish i had better advice>> an. >> and it will disarm your alarm too, right? >> absolutely. >> tonight wal-mart says it will not honor sales that technical glitch calls them to be absurd lehigh or low. treadmills for $33 and computer monitors for $9.
, new york. from the first flakes flying in worcester, massachusetts to this little girl basking in well over a foot in southwest michigan. look at the temperatures slipping into the teens and the 20s in the great lakes and the first full freeze from boston to new york city. tomorrow morning the south is not spared. freezing as far south as dallas and atlanta all the way to the gulf coast. while the 10 to 20 below average chill would be short lived, aaa is reminding us it's time to get your vehicles ready. it's always good to keep a bag of cat litter or salt for traction in case your car gets stuck. have a basic tool kit with pliers and an adjustable wrench. finally a penny. yep, it's that simple to find out if you need new tires. take a penny and put it head first into a tire tread. if you can see all of lincoln's head you need new tires. if it goss down past the hairline, your tires are probably fine. we're doing the test here tonight. you can see this penny and this tread should be good for at least this winter. they'll probably have to work on it for next season. there are more than
, massachusetts may be doing the same. spending a whopping $500 a month just on heat. >> how much are your heating and gas bills draining you guys? >> it's significant. it's a vacation we're not taking or, you know, money that's not going to the college fund. >> reporter: but where you might see a warm, inviting home -- >> i brought my trusty thermal imaging camera for you. >> reporter: energy expert ben bixby is using that ghostbusters looking device to see money flying right out the doors and windows. >> we're looking at their front door. >> reporter: see those dark spots? that's cold air sneaking in through their front door. >> you had no idea? >> reporter: tip number one, weather strip your doors. >> this is a simple fix. it will take us just a couple minutes and he'll be warmer all winter. >> reporter: in the living room, we discover more cold air coming in through the windows. but another hidden heat culprit, check out the floors too. >> i can feel a draft. >> reporter: tip number two, seal your base boards and caulk the windows. >> like that? >> perfect. >> reporter: so far we spent $11 on
was the right choice. from hardwick, massachusetts, this is... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! alex: thank you, johnny. hello, ladies d gentlemen, and welcome. before we get into answers and questions, a few words about cash. players who are eliminated in these quarter-final matches this week will receive $5,000. if you lose as a semi-finalist, you pick up $10,000. and if you make it to the finals, there's a $25,000 guarantee for third place, $50,000 minimum guarantee for second, and, of course, the champion wins $100,000. something to look forward to, eli, james, and karen. good luck. here we go into the first round today. categories are as follows. i'd do well in that. each correct response will rhyme with the word teach. we'll deal with... and, finally, we ask you to... eli? the right tool for $200, please. james. what is a saw? yes. the right tool for $400, please.
where the students chop the wood to heat the building. from williamstown, massachusetts, let's greet... and she teaches at a green school, where the environment is part of the curriculum. from baltimore, maryland, here is... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome aboard. in less than half an hour from now, we will know the names of the people who will return to our program next week as semi-finalists to compete for that $100,000 payoff one week from today. e of you coming back to play. good luck. here we go. the jeopardy! round. and here are the categories. oh, boy. alex: you identify the country for us, obviously. cathy, start. same first & last letter for $200, please. timothy. what is a millennium? good. same first & last for $400. cathy. what is cardiac? correct. same first & last letter for $600. [ beep ] and that would be a prenup -- shortened form. cathy.
from natick, massachusetts... ...and our returning champion, a legislative researcher from washington, d.c... the and and now here ishampion, the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. and thank you, ladies and gentlemen. well, now, yesterday on our program, we said goodbye to ben, who walked away with $177,000. he'll be back to play in our tournament of champions. but we replaced him with another bright young man -- mark, with $31,000 and change. so good luck today against toby and ken. and welcome and good luck to you two, also. here we go now into the jeopardy! round, which is the easier of the rounds, and here are the categories.
. >> right. >>> coming up, a massachusetts woman on a mission to protect our four legged friends in the line of duty. her campaign to keep the k-9 officers safe and sound. >>> and ahead in our next half-hour, a dog, a blind man, and a flight attendant and the passenger revolt they triggered that actually kept the flight on the ground. that story is coming up on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. ♪ >>> we all know heros come in different shapes and sizes, and often four feet and four paws. now one animal lover in massachusetts is trying to keep dogs safe one at a time. here's abc's gio benitez. >> they are heros on the front line, the first on the scene. the most dangerous confrontations. >> saint paul police k-9 is dead. >> the k-9 officer died -- >> shot and killed the dog. >> reporter: just last month, the k-9 from sacramento county shot in the chest while chasing a robbery suspect. he survived. it's a headline that officer ed meyers hears all too often. >> my partner looks out for me. i look out for my partner. >> reporter: partn
... a high-school history teacher from williamstown, massachusetts... and a fourth-grade math teacher from richardson, texas... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the first of our semi-final matches. the two players who do not win the game today will go home, each receiving $10,000 in cash. that's good, but not as good as the winner, because that person gets to come back in three days and play for $100,000. so, this is a big, important game. john, timothy, and katie, good luck. here comes the jeopardy! round. and now here are the categories. you'll see those two letters in each correct response. [ laughter ] alex: john, start. "oh" for $200. john. what is pharaoh? yes. "oh" for $400. answer there -- daily double. [ laughs ] [ applause ] oh, boy. alex: you know the drill. you can risk up to $1,000. i'll go for $1,000. okay. what is bohemia? yes. [ applause ] "oh" for $600.
as hate crimes. >> new information about last months murder of a massachusetts schoolteacher court documents show a 24-year-old was found in the woods with her throat cut and a note that read i hate you all. the documents also show the 14-year-old suspect planned the crime by bringing a box cutter, mask, gloves and multiple changes of clothing to school that day. >>> there new video today of last month's school bus hijacking in arkansas. police dash cam video shows kids running off of a bus command yooe yooerd -- by a knife wielding man. investigators say miller took the bus because he felt someone was after him. he's pled not guilty. >>> a police officer being called a hero for stopping an out of control car on a dash cam video. showing the car slamming into the side of police cruiser. officer showfield positioned his car in front of the speeding vehicle. turns out the 67-year-old driver had suffered a seizure and was barely conscious. air bags saved both drivers. >> just ahead dangers over what is being called the cotton ball diet. >> and a half court shot. big deal? it is when y
hyde park, massachusetts... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! alex: thank you, johnny. ladies and gentlemen, happy thanksgiving, and thank you so much for deciding to spend this half-hour with us instead of with a football game. john, as you heard, picked up over $28,000 yesterday, doesn't have to work as a substitute teacher for the rest of this month. but if he earns more, who knows? whitney and steven, welcome aboard. let's go to work here in the jeopardy! round and see how much money you can earn with these categories. please? you know what that means. alex: john, start us. let's start with show biz stupid answers for $200, please. whitney. what is "the view"? no. john. i will also say "what is 'the view'?" [ laughter ] 'cause that was my answer. [ beep ] no, it's called "the talk."
newton, massachusetts... a wine-cellar rat from corvallis, oregon... and our returning champion, a writer and stay-at-home dad from asheville, north carolina... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome aboard. as i wasing backstage, i was thinking how things work out on "jeopardy!" three weeks ago, we had a number of players become champions and not win too much money. in one case, less than $2,000. this week, it's been quite different. big winners like steven yesterday. can he keep it going, though, as he faces tracy and bryce? let's find out. good luck. here we go. today, these categories in the jeopardy! round. that sounds strange, doesn't it? alex: steven. let's try the nixon years for $200. steven. who are the mets? yes, the miracle mets. the nixon years, $400. steven. what is the moon? good. nixon years, $600. answer -- daily double. just like that.
will be donated to a massachusetts foundation which plans to build a museum and put them on display. here's leyla with a look at traffic. >>> things are starting to normalize and get light once again. we have areas of fog once again however shaded in orange fog could be affecting your commute along 680 and 580. we have a brand new report of a hit-and-run crash as you head right south of highway 92. southbound side 101 causing heavy >>> good morning. still tracking issues with fog. one-mile visibility at napa. 2 at concord, livermore and santa rosa. as far as temperatures, most of us in the 50s around the bay and into the south bay. some 40s inland. even a 39 in napa. today's temperatures because of the cloud cover this morning and the high clouds this afternoon will be pretty [ cheers and applause ] >>> we are honoring veterans on this veterans day. but why is that music playing? jason derulo and a member of the services, are planning a very special surprise right there. the ring is a big clue. sam wants to ask his girlfriend, jackie, to marry him. she doesn't know a thing. she thinks he's gettin
i say it? bridgewater, massachusetts. here's her story. it all started with a letter from a childhood friend. >> my best friend since chile hood is incredibly deserving of one of the new cars. >> reporter: they've been friends since they were both 4 years old. >> it breaks my heart to hear that she's struggling. >> reporter: beloved in her hometown of bridgewater, massachusetts, she's known as the most generous lady in town. >> if she had five cents in her pocket and you asked for $5, she would give you $5. >> she made the game fun for a lot of kids in bridgewater. >> my mom is a great lady. she does everything for me. >> she works really hard. >> her friends call her the town taxi, using her 11-year-old minivan to help any way she can. >> half the kids in the whole community have been in this car because she's making sure that she's getting everybody here, there, and everywhere. >> reporter: but that old minivan's days with over 200,000 miles are numbered. the steering is spotty. the windows don't roll down. it's unlikely the van will pass inspection again. >> the money i
of the country than yearly tuition and fees. massachusetts had highest costs, at 16,500s aids year. california ranked 9th at 12,000 per year >> it's a lot of money. >> twitter raises its ipoz black berry gives up trying to find a buyer. >> emily chang is here now with this afternoon's after the bell report. hi, emily. >> good afternoon, just days ahead of it's expected public debut, twitter raised the price range from stock offerings planning to sell shares at 23ss today $25 a piece, up from an earlier range but that might not even be high enough. two people in the matter tell bloomberg the deal is several time oversubscribed black berry efforts to sell itselves to fallen apart the company will try to raise # million in financing the struggles don't end there the current ceo left the company and will be replaced by form former -- john chen. >> in honor of the faa's approval for in flight use, amazon is giving a discount on kindels and e readers. >> your bloomberg silicon valley index closing higher led by a gain in adobe and apple shares apple's new ipad air hit stores on friday. we're awaitin
. a security researcher with university in germany and university of massachusetts amhearst he says security engineers are working in secret when designing systems he says that is part of the problem. >> it's still widely used called security dial key. it's only secure as long as the bad guys don't know how it works. >> with computer security nothing is obscured. bad guys know how systems work. they just can't get to codes or keys. with cars once known, the codes and keys, professor says can be easily found. >> often, only a question of reverse engineering knowing how they work, once you know how they work it becomes easy to break. >> long beach police identified an electronic testing tool as the mystery device used to unlock vehicles they're in the releasing adecisional information. now, security experts i spoke with and i spoke with quite a few, are not sure. believing instead hackers from around the world are developing multiple devices. so, this comes back to where does this leave you? at this point the best way to protect yourself is remove valuables from your car. right now there isn't
.59. oakland, $3.63. national average, you get it, less than what he pay. just $3.18. a massachusetts teen using a mac book pro grow going up against giant, apple computer about the definition of the word gay the 15-year-old becka goreman looked up the word gay, and horrified to see the third entry says gay means foolish, stupid it was offensive to becka, who has two lesbian moms she complained to tim cook and to her surprise, apple promised to look into the matter. so far, however, the entry remains the game. coming up at 5:00 high tech toys. i team up with consumer reports to find out which ones should be on your holiday shopping list. and which shouldn't. >> good to show >> thank you. >> up next work underway to bring a new beach to the area. >> we'll give you at look at what is accomplished today. >> i'm dan ashley. coming up at 5:00 headed to hawaii. who is paying for state lawmakers to say aloha to sand and surf? what this woman did to land her in the record books. also, bay area model, peacemaker now in a national ad that to those who'v to those whoworried...... poked and prodded...
much so that lony left her home in massachusetts to study with marina hodgkins in the alonzo king lines ballet offered in san rafael. lony practices in the morning and returns to san rafael to do academic work in afternoons. >> i don't want to be like a half of my co-workers i want to be easy. i want them to challenge me. not hold back. >> she knows more about it than we do. it's hard to guide her, she's our teacher. wow, you know that is extraordinary you're able to figure that out there or how to balance that. or how to create that line. >> how difficult to not have the use of one arm? if you can show me? >> it's difficult to do pirouette turns. >> reporter: but she did it flawlessly. >> beautiful. >> reporter: she says her goal is to become a professional dancer some day. >> what a talent. >> amazing. >> she is. >> thanks for joining us at 4:00. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm larry beil. abc7 news at 5:00 begins right now. >>> a potential hate crime in progress. why the school considers this a teachable moment. >> financial fight. the governor hands university of california and its n
is donating the $30 million collection to a massachusetts museum foundation to be put on display. the foundation will auction off half of the 240 vehicles to raise $10 million to build a museum on the east coast. >> yes. amazing amount of stuff. >> basketball player who is fast with his feet and hands. coming up, college basketball all star who wowed fan was a rubic's cube. >> today's seven on your side q and a is just ahead. you can contact me on facebook.com/michael finney abc7 and on twitter at m finny. i'll answer questions here in just a moment. >> i'm spencer christian. we can see clouds thickening in the northern sky. will clouds reach the bay area? the accu-weather forecast is next. >> this is not what you'd expect on a holiday. right? look at the traffic on the skyway. cars coming towards you trying to get on to the bay bridge. backed up but it's no picnic going the other direction, either. stay with us. abc7 new >>> about 600 pounds of space junk is now ocean junk. it fell into the atlantic ocean off south america. it fell to earth today after running out of fuel three
with the university in germany and the university of massachusetts amherst. he says car sp security engineers are working in secret when designing security systems and that he says is actually part of the problem. you know, it's only secure as long as the bad guys don't know how it works. >> reporter: with computer security nothing is obscured chl the bad guys know how the security systems work but just can't get to the codes or keys. with cars, once the system is known the codes and keys the professor says can be easily found. often only a question of reverse engineering the system, knowing how they work. once unhow they work it becomes easy to break. >>> there isn't much car owners can do. the best way to protect yourself is remove valuables from your car. maybe there is something to the term manicure after all. i think a no brainer. the latest salon trend focuses on men. what one salon owner says was his motivation. >>> and heading live outside a beautiful look although some rain could be colgate optic white dual action shines and whitens over 2 shades more than a leading whitening toothpa
to donate the $30 million and 240-vehicle collection to a massachusetts museum foundation that puts them on display. the foundation will auction off more than half of the 240 vehicles to raise $10 million if a new museum to house the vehicles. >> as we on our veterans businesses are giving thanks with freebies. if you are hungry there are lots of businesses offering a treat: starbucks, california pizza kitchen, olive garden, continue anies, just to make a few. votes can get free hair cuts. and bed, bath and beyond. just bring your military i.d. we have more posted at abc7 news abc7news.com. >> mike? >> we got rid of the threat last week and i am continued to hold on to dry weather today. you can see what it looks like from our camera to the southeast toward the ferry building and the bay bridge this morning. here is the day planner 44 to 52 in areas of fog through 7:00. our brightest is around noon with fog lifted and the high clouds are just coming in and 56 to 54 from the coast inland where the clouds thick in the afternoon hours at 58 to 66 at 4:00 and drop in the mid-to-upper 50's un
her home in massachusetts to study with marina and the alonzo king line ballet that. program is offered by dominican university in san rafael. she practices in the morning in san francisco and returns to san rafael to do her academic work in the afternoon. >> i don't want to be like a hassle to my choreographers, i want to be easy. i want them to challenge me and not like hold back. >> she knows more about it than we do so it's hard for us to guide her. it's more like she's our teacher. that's really quite extraordinary that you are trying to figure out how that momentum goes there or how to balance that or how to create that line. >> how difficult is it to not have the use of one arm, if you can show me? >> it's difficult to do like the turns. >> but she did it flawlessly. >> and i couldn't even do that with two arms. that was beautiful. she said her goal is to become a professional dancer some day. >> feels good. and i want my audience to like see how it feels good to just move. >> in san francisco, leeann melanodes abc7 news. >>> with president obama reeling over the cripp
in massachusetts. annual event in boise, idaho, where campers can come and hone the force and lig lights lightsaber skills. >> i would have been a rebel and lost every fight. >> he's got some scars to show it. >> you got it to kiss it. >> i think it's time for weather and > > >>>. >> we have very serious weather. high risk for severe weather. northern tennessee valley. this could be very dangerous today. something that you'll need to watch. detroit you're included in the moderate risk. our affiliate from xyz, they're mild and windy. later in the evening for dinnertime in detroit, is where the storms get closer. >>> you look at the violent storm area, i think that's fuchsia area, south bend, far western kentucky, that's where the heart of the tornado action could be. you'll see 80-mile-per-hour wind possibilities. we'll see a violent day ahead. something to note. flash flooding could be an issue in some of these storms, too. from eastern arkansas to southern indiana, that's another threat. i'll leave you with a look of the southeast, ahead of that front they're going to be stormy but not bad. that's
to a mass -- massachusetts foundation. >> the sun is up but you have to be above 1,000' as we are at mount tamalpais with afternoon high clouds. it will be 64 to 70's inland. around the bay the spread is 62 to 67 at bay. no metering lights for the bay bridge toll plaza with traffic moving well from emeryville to san francisco with a sig-alert canceled and the accident causing quite a bit of slowing as you come away from highway 84 but the sig-alert is all clear if you are headed southbound along 101. thank you for joining us. see you in 25 minutes. >>> good morning, america. brand-new images come lg in from one of the worst storms. unimaginable devastation left behind. american help on the way. and hope this morning. this baby born against all odds. >>> he did it quote out of love. the nfl player at the center of the bullying scandal speaks out, saying he's not a racist. richie incognito, speaking out. new texts between them. >>> a wild cat sanctuary worker becomes a victim of the animal she was trying to help. investigators searching for answers this morning.
from hardwick massachusetts... ...a high-school history teacher from saint john, new brunswick, canada... ...and a high-school social-studies teacher from anchorage, alaska... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. and welcome, ladies and gentlemen. our two finalists -- john and becky -- are waiting in the wings, each one of them eager to find out which of these three -- mary beth, maryanne, or eli -- will join them in the two-day finals match for $100,000. so, let's not waste any time. good luck. here we go. the dollar figures are in. now the categories. each correct response will be an element that does not contain the letters u-m. mary beth, start us. seen from space for $200, please. the building seen here is the headquarters of this cabinet department. eli. what is the pentagon? no. mary beth. what is the department of defense? that's it, yes. seen from space for $400, please. seen here is this peninsula, or, as they say in spanish, península. mary beth. what is the baja peninsula? correct. seen from space for $600, please. soulik, seen approac
in that project. >>> a group of elementary school boys in massachusetts are truly wise beyond their years. they banled together this week to show support for a classmate who was getting picked on. jack harper met up with the students. >> reporter: in the middle of it all, danny keith, bridge water first grader, water boy for the fifth grade football team. danny always wears a tie and jacket. he has some speech issues. a few other kids have been picking on him about that and yesterday his team dressed up to show they don't approve. >> we heard that he was getting picked on so we thought we would have a day to dress up like danny and we thought we would all come to school like danny. to show danny that we love him, that we love him very much. >> reporter: if you think this has all made him very happy? >> yes. >> reporter: why? >> because everybody is cheering him on. and everybody loves him. >> reporter: danny suffered a brain hemorrhage after he was born. years of speech therapy are helping and so did yesterday. when you came out of the hospital, it was the best day but this is a really gr
-- a substitute teacher originally from hyde park, massachusetts... a law student from boyertown, pennsylvania... and our returning champion, a social worker from st. louis, missouri... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! alex: okay, thank you, johnny. ladies and gentlemen, welcome. our champion, mike, started off slowly yesterday, but then found his game in double jeopardy! and wound up coming up with the correct response in final that took him up to close to $30,000 in winnings. shanna and john, welcome aboard. nice to have you here. pick up the signaling devices. hopefully you'll get to use them often in this first round of play with these categories. hey, there's a theme a-building. we just go away from the theme. each correct response is... alex: mike, start. 2-letter postal abbreviation for $200. john. what is me? me. m-e. [ chuckles ] postal abbreviation for $400, please. john again. what is i.d.? yeah. postal abbreviation, $600. john. uh...what is or? yes. good for you. [ laughs ] postal abbreviation, $800.
with all of the winds. just west of boston, weldly, massachusetts. trees down, power lines and power outages in that area. so much nicer today in boston for the red sox parade today. in flint, we talk about wind gusts about 45 miles per hour. and they had big issues, too. the video almost looks the same. but it's before and after the front goes through. either way. let's look at what happens today. you get the kicked-up winds. and lake erie, in this picture, is it going to be calmer? it will. but it will be colder, too. a second cold front. along the coast will be nice. philadelphia, 66. new york, 65. but here behind, fleuries mixing in for rains for parts like pittsburgh, erie, and buffalo and syracuse. a winter feel by sunday into monday. and then, the new storm out west is something we're watching. not that big of a rainmaker. but we think the big issue is going to be wind. along the coastline, you see as the low comes in. 60-plus-mile-per-hour winds there. seattle, between 60 and 40-mile-per-hour winds. that's something we'll be looking for to start the workweek. it's cold in the
romney did it in massachusetts. 98.5%. >> they won't forget it completely it doesn't seem. >> any more than they forget the government shutdown. >> how do you justify my constituents who are calling me, a lady betsy in rockford, illinois, said her policy is being canceled and her costs are skyrocketing. how are you going to fix that these people were promised more affordable insurance, insurance for everybody. >> betsy should get a tax subsidy and her actual premium will be lower. >>> i want to turn quickly to iran, this week may be a very big week with negotiations with iran, with secretary kerry, the white house seems cautiously optimistic about this. the state department seems cautiously optimistic they can get a deal with iran. we've heard this before and nothing happened. is it going to happen, bret, you think? >> well, it's very hard to say. everyone thought that the last deal was going to happen and it failed on french objections. who would have thought that the french are actually quite serious about this. >> even though secretary kerry said they all agreed. you're not sure tha
, massachusetts, and a place in middleburg, virginia now up for sale. 11 million bucks. four bedroom, five bath ranch house. the two of them actually designed this together. unfortunately they only got to live together in this and visit a couple of times and then the assassination happened and they sold it. it is up for grabs. anyone interested in the ranch visit loudenblog.com to check it out. >> beautiful piece of property. very cool. >>> let's talk about laptops. you know the new computer smell, not so bad. some new dell laptops that apparently smell like cat urine. i'm not making it up. big complaints about the dell latitude 6430u. it smells like cat pee. they say it smells like a litterbox. people claim they are embarrassed. dell said it is manufacturing process and say it not a health hazard an will replace the smelly computers. if you have one dell will replace it. >> good to know. >> polka time. ♪ ghosts and goblins witches too ♪ ♪ haunted houses bubbling goo ♪ that's the halloween polka ♪ frankenstein goes passing by ♪ children on a sugar high that's the halloween polka ♪
you view it. there's a case in massachusetts where a family had a home. they weren't home at the time. kids and others had a party at their home. they didn't know about it. the question is, should they be liable? the highest court in massachusetts ruled they should not. but there's no question, if you're serving, for example, alcohol at your home or at a place, or at a stadium, you can be responsible for what happens afterwards. what makes this case different is, they weren't serving. this was a parking lot. these kids brought their own booze. so, it was a long shot case that i think the judge probably should have thrown out from the beginning. but the minute it went to a jury, the kraft family was in a tough spot. >> so does this settlement set a precedent? >> the settlement doesn't. but if the case gone to trial, it could have. >>> now to the dramatic rescue caught on tape. a kayaker trapped between two rocks. pinned undera waterfall. his friends racing to free him. abc's john muller has that story for us. >> reporter: a seemingly normal day on the water took a potentially deadly tu
pileup in buffalo, new york. from the first flakes flying in worcester, massachusetts, to this little girl basking in well over a foot in southwest michigan. look at the temps slipping in the teens and 20s in the great lakes and the first full freeze from boston to new york city. the south is not spared. freezing as far south as dallas and atlanta to the gulf coast. while the 10 to 20-degree below-average chill will be short-lived, aaa is reminding us it is time to get vehicles going. keep cat litter or salt in case you get stuck. have a basic tool kit with pliers and a wrench and a penny. it is that simple to find out if you need new tires. put a penny in your tire tread. put it head first. if you can see all of lincoln's head you need new tires if it is past his hairline your tires are fine. we're doing the test. i saw most of lincoln's head so this tire should be good for the season. there are 600,000 winter-related accidents every year. you want to get out and do the penny test on your car. ginger zee, abc news. >> well, as ginger said, it's been very cold overnight in the east. a
in bridge wather, massachusetts, rallied arn one of their own who was being bullied and showed what they and we all could be made of. >> well put. >> reporter: his spirit is infectio infectious. his voice, giant. >> who are we? >> reporter: and he's the most dapper kind ergartener you have ever seen. he rights up every room he's in. and the sidelines. he is the manager for the football team. he was born with a speech disorder. recently at school, kidding were teasing him. his teammates heard. they reacted. >> we didn't want him to get picked on. maybe if we all wore suits they would stop picking on him. >> reporter: 45 boys, all dressed in suits and ties. all rallying around danny. brothers to the last. >> we heard that danny was getting picked on. we thought we would all have a day to dress up like danny. and we thought we would sponsor danny. to um -- show danny that we love him. and -- that we love him very much. >> everybody's cheering him on. and when he's -- everybody loves him. >> reporter: and danny was asked if it was a great day for him. >> yeah. >> reporter: and his paren
-per-hour, from massachusetts to long island. rhode island had a 59-mile-per-hour wind gust. and look at the cold air that's gone to the deep south this morning. good morning, atlanta. 22 is the way that windchill is this morning. tallahassee, feels like 31. even orlando has a chill this morning at about 40 degrees. we have a cold thanksgiving start. but we're not the morning show that delivers one parade. ladies and gentlemen, you get a two-fer here. right here in philadelphia we have the oldest running parade. and we have another one in new york. we have another one in philadelphia. i know we'll be going back and forth all morning long. >> that's right, sam. we will be heading to ginger. do we have ginger right now? a touch-and-go affair. such is the weather here in new york city. but, ginger, you're braving it for us this morning. will the balloons fly? >> reporter: a very happy thanksgiving it will be here at the macy's thanksgiving day parade. look behind me. the nets up. we see snoopy and woodstock, the pumpkins to the right. yes, the balloons will fly. it's certainly breezy but a little co
's from massachusetts. she got to the finals of "arab's got talent." rob nelson is on the story. >> reporter: she is the one of the arab world's hottest shows. wauing judges and audiences, singing in a language she barely knows. >> i speak a bit of moroccan dialect since i've lived here for a while. >> reporter: 23-year-old jennifer grout, who told us via skype from a coffee shop in morocco, that the reaction was mixed at first. >> when i first started playing, i heard a murmur of laughter throughout the audience. but 30 seconds into it, it changed to appreciation. and it changed to cheering. >> reporter: it was a teacher's friend who con for instanced jennifer to try out for the competition. singing one of the most recognizable songs in the arab world. >> my friend contacted me and told me, it might be a great idea for you to audition for this show. >> reporter: she comes from a family of classically-trained musicians and has been singing since she was 5 years old. >> it's actually normal for me, as a classically-trained singer, to sing in languages that i don't speak fluently.
the wedding which took place in massachusetts in 2007. shafer says he hopes his case will be the beginning of change for his church. >>> now to a stunning revelation from one of our own. abc news correspondent amy robach has announced she has breast cancer. amy was diagnosed after getting a mammogram live on "good morning america" six weeks ago. she did the test on the air in a mobile clinic for breast cancer awareness month. at 40 years old, it was her first mammogram, one she had been putting off for a year. >> the whole reason i walked in the van was to raise awareness for people to get mammograms. and little did i know that i would be a walking example of having a mammogram to save my life. you are a walking example -- >> reporter: she plans to have a double mastectomy. as you can see, she broke the news alongside robin roberts, a breast cancer survivor herself. two strong women. >> it is a battle for untold number of women around the world and to do it on tv is brave. >> it is hard. >> the thing that struck me on "gma" yesterday was, amy said she put it off. she didn't want to have it
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